Tag Archives: Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs Fire Department Pictures

Engines from C.S.F.D., the U.S. Air Force, and Fort Carson for the opening ceremonies.The guests of honor: Governor John Hickenlooper (r) and Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach. CSFD Communications Director Sunny Smaldino opens the ceremonies and introduces CSFD Chief Rich … Continue reading

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Bus Trip to Colorado Springs

Friends from Boulder who helped me rent a bus for the two hour trip to see Better Angels in Colorado Springs in early September.  So much fun.  

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Belatedly Colorado Springs

I was so busy on my recent trip with the paintings to Colorado Springs that I hardly had time to think much less post pictures.  And on opening day, I was largely without a camera.  Now I know there are … Continue reading

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Ready to Go

They moved one antique engine engine into the next room, removed an entire row of equipment display cabinets, and now we are about to cover 2/3 of their historical timeline with the 343 paintings of Better Angels. Official opening on … Continue reading

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COLORADO SPRINGS 8/31 – 9/11

Getting excited now about bringing the paintings home to Colorado where they began.  I could not be more grateful to the Colorado Springs Fire Department, the City of Colorado Springs and the National Homeland Defense Foundation who are 100% responsible … Continue reading

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The Things We Learn…

In the WEEKS since I wrote, I’ve been hard hard hard at work on the paintings, the crates, name tags for the Dallas Stair Climb group, and more.  In the end I did a little or a lot of work … Continue reading

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Room for Improvement

I had thought it would be about 20 paintings that would get just a little more work, but it will be closer to 60.  Here are about 50 that are now finished.  One by one I will rescan them and … Continue reading

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Back in Massachusetts

I have the paintings back with me for the first time since we installed them on their panels in Maryland last June.  Between then and now they were either on display or in their crates in their trailer.  I am … Continue reading

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